Aditi Patil is a passionate, young and dedicated social entrepreneur, researcher, author and student. She is currently attending Columbia University where she's studying to earn her undergraduate degree in computer science.
Student at Columbia University
New York, US
Aditi Patil is currently attending Columbia University where she majors in Computer Science.
Aditi Patil went to high school at Half Hollows Hills. Here, she was involved with The Thunderbird, the Academic Team, Amnesty International, and the Model United Nations.
Aditi Patil is the founder of XX Coders, a free coding program for 20 girls in her local underserved communities. She was responsible for developing curriculum, recruiting and teaching instructors and arranging a field trip to Google Headquarters. She also raised over $20,000 for program expenses.
As the head volunteer, Aditi Patil helped raise money to buy $500 worth of school supplies every year. She facilitated the donation of two laptops through support of the Rotary Club of Jericho Sunrise. She was also responsible for Wyandanch School District selection as recipient.
Here, Aditi Patil taught Python and handicap accessibilities on technology, and was able to provide a unique perspective on the coding world. She also helped to lead the blind coders teach blind students program.
A new study by female geoscientists and engineers looks deeper into the problem and offers solutions on closing the gap. Women are interested in the STEM field; women make up 53 percent of science undergraduate and masters students around the world and 43 percent of Ph.D. candidates.
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